Provision of Tier-2 computer hardware and system support from February 2010 to March 2011.

Lead Research Organisation: University of Liverpool
Department Name: Physics

Abstract

The GRID is the world-wide computing system being constructed to provide the computing power needed to analyse the data being taken with the new large hadron collider (LHC) based at CERN that started running in 2009. This computing power is spread over large central clusters (Tier-1) and based in individual University departments (Tier-2). Hundreds of thousands of computers will be needed. Everything is connected together using the Internet and jobs are run automatically in such a way that the computers are used in the most efficient manner.

Publications

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Aaij R (2015) Measurement of forward Z ? e+e- production at s = 8 $$ \sqrt{s}=8 $$ TeV in Journal of High Energy Physics

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Aaij R (2016) First observation of the decay B s 0 ? K S 0 K *(892)0 at LHCb in Journal of High Energy Physics

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Aaij R (2014) Measurement of the ? b - and O b - baryon lifetimes in Physics Letters B

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Aaij R (2014) Dalitz plot analysis of B s 0 ? D ¯ 0 K - p + decays in Physical Review D

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Aaij R (2014) Study of Beauty Hadron Decays into Pairs of Charm Hadrons in Physical Review Letters

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Aaij R (2014) Measurement of CP asymmetry in D 0 ? K - K + and D 0 ? p - p + decays in Journal of High Energy Physics

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Aaij R (2014) Test of lepton universality using b+ ? K+l+l- decays. in Physical review letters

 
Description The findings have improved the knowledge of the fundamental parameters of the universe. Including all of the particle physics experimental results from the LHC and other particle physics projects for the last seven years. Including the discovery of the Higgs and associated cultural impact.
First Year Of Impact 2010
Sector Education
Impact Types Cultural